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— Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold a blood drive from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 31, at the Gentry branch of the Arvest Bank, 320 E. Main Street, Gentry; and from 2 to 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 31, at the Decatur Medi Clinic, 346 N. Main Street, Decatur.

Eligibility requirements include weighing at least 110 pounds, being in general good health and presenting the required identification.

CBCO has issued a code-yellow alert for all O blood types. There is less than a twoday supply of this blood on hospital shelves. Donations are needed to help replenish the supply.

It takes over 275 donations per day to meet the needs of the thir

ty-seven area hospitals which use

CBCO products.

More information about this

blood drive is available at or by calling 1-800-


For The Record, Pages 4 on 08/26/2009

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